Amazon to appeal €32m fine in France for excessive employee monitoring

27/03/2024 | Reuters

Amazon has confirmed that it intends to appeal a €32 million fine issued in January by the French data protection authority, the CNIL, for implementing an overly intrusive employee monitoring system. The CNIL deemed this to constitute a data minimisation violation under Article 5(1)(c) of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In a statement to Reuters, the company said, "We strongly disagree with the CNIL's conclusions, which are factually incorrect, and we have filed an appeal before the Council of State."

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